Who is Lisa

Lisa Shooman, MS, OTR/L, BSS, CLVT is a mother, author, occupational therapist, parenting coach, and researcher.  She overcame a developmental delay as a young child and when on to earn her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Columbia University in 1996.   She completed internships in OT at Children’s Hospital in Boston and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine in New York City.  

She forges together 17+ years of clinical expertise as a therapist along with research from many diverse areas including behavioral psychology, low vision, handwriting and drawing development, kinesiology, motor skill development, and technology.  Lisa has advanced certification in sensory integration and ABA.

Lisa is genuine in her commitment and dedication to developing effective solutions for all children to succeed in their daily lives. Lisa maintains certification from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals.


About GraspRite, LLC,
GraspRite, LLC, is a group of passionate, creative, and talented parents and professionals dedicated to empowering children to reach their full developmental potential in their lives.

At GraspRite, we firmly believe that all families can learn to help themselves when they “grasp” how to help their children overcome their challenges with the “rite” materials and solutions that are effective and entertaining. 

Our goal is to bring out the best in every child and to help children feel good about themselves.  While we can’t guarantee specific results, we have been able to help children around the world with a range of difficulties develop daily skills, strength, and self-esteem with ease.

The professionals on our Advisory Board include: speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, ABA therapists, child psychologists, designers, and teachers. Other members on our board currently parent children with behavior challenges, executive functioning and motor skills issues, and illnesses. We understand the experience of raising children with developmental issues and struggles. 

Lauren Ziskind, M.A., Director of Development. She can be reached at: info@grasprite.com